Kristen and Dianne have given you very good advice. The most important thing for you to do is come up with a specific diagnosis. Coming up with the correct diagnosis can be a long and difficult journey for some. In your case I would suggest getting some functional pathology testing done to look at your hormone levels.
I would start with looking at your thyroid hormones, these include: total T4, free T4, total T3 and free T3. The most important of these is free T3 because it is the workhorse of the four. To test these hormones a blood test is usually required. I would go online to find out what the optimal levels of these hormones are for a woman of your age. Often doctors only compare your levels to a sick or diseases population which means they could say your levels are fine when in fact you are much closer to a diseased state then an optimal functioning state. Your body works much better when it is closer to the optimal levels. Studies in the United States estimate that one in eight woman will develop a thyroid disorder during their lifetime.
Another important hormone you may want to get checked out is cortisol. As Kristen mentioned adrenal fatigue is a common problem in our modern stressed out lives. Cortisol is a hormone secreted by the adrenal gland in response to stress, it's a fight or flight hormone. Cortisol follows a circadian ryhthm which means it changes throughout the day. It should be high in the morning which helps us get up and go, then it should be low at night when we are slowing down to get ready for sleep. Unfortunately some people stay in an over stress situation for far too long forcing the adrenal gland to work and pump out cortisol non-stop. This can lead to a reciprocal cortisol rhythm, low cortisol in the morning which results in you feeling tired even when you've had a full nights rest; and high cortisol at night which leaves you feeling tired and wired at night making it difficult if not impossible to fall asleep. If this process goes on for long enough you end up with adrenal fatigue, which means your adrenal glands have been working so hard for so long that they have crapped out. Adrenal fatigue can be fixed but it often takes several months and most people need help from a qualified naturopath or functional medicine doctor to figure out how to fix it. To test cortisol a 24 hour salivary test can be conducted, you take a swab of your mouth in the morning, afternoon, and night.
There are a few other hormones that you may want to have examined such as oestrogen, progesterone, dopamine, and serotonin.
Sleep and nutrition are two massive components to feeling well. Ideally we are designed to get between 8-9 hours sleep per day. Proper nutrition such as removing highly processed foods from your diet, and eating plenty of healthy fats and protein are also essential to health and vitality.
Hope this helps.
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